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Dental implants step by step

3rd January 2019 | Vanessa Giraud

Lead the life you want! Eat, talk, laugh and kiss without discomfort or embarrassment. Don’t let dental concerns stand between you and carefree, happy days and nights. These four dental implant steps are the way back to a comfortable mouth and restored confidence.  Our answers to patients’ frequently asked questions about dental implants. Step 1:…

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How best to care for dental implants this Christmas.

21st December 2018 | Georgina Wilczek

‘Tis the season to have fun with friends and family! Inevitably, this leads to a little more over-indulgence than usual. The increased consumption of alcohol and sweet treats takes its toll on our teeth as much as it does on our waistline. It’s important we remember to care for dental implants everyday, twice a day,…

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Holiday Opening and Dental Emergency Information.

17th December 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

We wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season. Here are the holiday opening times for your SpaDental practices, and links to emergency information. We sincerely hope that all our patients, as well as visitors to our area, keep in good health over the holiday period. We are aware, though, that problems arise and unfortunately…

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5 health benefits of dental implants

12th December 2018 | SpaDental Administrator

Dental implants benefit our health and quality of life more than we may realise. They are definitely the best option in both form and function to replace missing teeth. There are health benefits, as well as aesthetic and practical benefits, that other tooth replacement options simply can’t offer. Dental implant benefit #1 – better nutrition…

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Every Mind Matters on World Mental Health day.

10th October 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Today the NHS  launches a focus campaign Every Mind Matters, because “there is only One You!” The new initiative is launched today, 10th October, on World Mental Health Day. The aim is to help people maintain good mental health. We’re often told we need to look after our physical health – eat better, exercise and…

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A shout out to everyone! Good dentistry makes our world a better place!

1st May 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

Thank you to everyone who is working to keep us healthy! Our dental teams help to make our world a better place. Good dentistry is one of the huge pluses of our modern age! A life free from dental pain (any pain) is a life worth living! And a great smile helps too! Dentistry, along…

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Happy New Year and Happy Smiles Every Day!

1st January 2018 | Vanessa Giraud

All of us at SpaDental wish you the very best for 2018! We hope that you’ll have lots of happy smiles every day throughout the year! Ten snippets of smile-related trivia to make your lips twitch:) or your eyes lift ^_^ a genuine smile can’t be faked (but it’s worth putting one on anyway –…

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Resolutions? Goals? Be sure to plan the steps to give up smoking

30th December 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

The annual Smokefree Health Harms Campaign was launched on December 29th 2017, to encourage smokers to give up for the new year. Making a resolution may not be enough. It’s the steps in the right direction that make the difference to your success Everyone who wants to stop smoking is different. So plan what will…

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Mouth Cancer Check for changes! Mouth Cancer Awareness Month – with SpaDental

22nd November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Are you checking for changes? During your regular dental check up, as part of your examination your dentist will do a mouth cancer check, looking at the soft tissues of your mouth for any unusual signs. We need you to be aware of any changes too. Knowing how to perform a mouth cancer check yourself…

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Toothache? Give us a call!

17th November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Do you have toothache? It’s Friday morning and that dull toothache has now become real pain. What do you do? Ignore it? That’s impossible! Hope it goes away with the help of a few painkillers? That may only help in the short-term. And you have the whole weekend ahead of you. You need to find…

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Health advice from your dentist? Find out more from SpaDental!

16th November 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Health advice is good advice In a recent report the Nuffield Trust Director of Research, Professor John Appleby, indicated that dentists are in a good position to provide health advice to patients during their dental check-ups. The report said that discussing diet, alcohol consumption and giving up smoking can all help towards a healthier lifestyle….

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Blue Wednesday is 15th November 2017

14th November 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

We all know about blue Mondays! Those Monday morning blues after the weekend never quite seem to leave you. For mouth cancer patients, their cancer blues will almost never leave them. There will always be a reminder of what they went through. Whether it’s their speech, their ability to eat and drink, or even just…

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School Meals Week 2017

13th November 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

National School Meals Week 13th-17th November 2017 supported by SpaDental Today is the first day of the  LACA special focus week, organised to encourage healthy eating and food awareness. School meals are a hot topic! School meals have changed for the better. Every morning children at school look forward to their lunch break. Children like to…

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Sweet treats?

10th November 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

Sweet choices We’ve just had Hallowe’en – sugar-laden ‘treats’ ranging from traditional boiled sweets to chocolate bars and gummy things. And then Bonfire Night –  toffee apples, caramel popcorn and perhaps some toasted marshmallows. Now we have the lead-up to winter festivities that may include hot chocolate and even advent calendars that have chocolate ‘treats’…

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North/South divide shows in our babies’ teeth

23rd October 2017 | Heather Cresswell

A recent study by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry has revealed that children under the age of two years old in the North of England are more than twice as likely to be taken to see an NHS Dentist than infants in the South. Are our babies’ teeth at risk? Dental professionals are keen to ensure…

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Thinking of giving up?

19th October 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Ten reasons to quit smoking: Live longer – SMOKING KILLS! So quit smoking now. Family matters – it’s not just about the smoker. Second-hand smoke affects others too. Better sex –  male or female, smoking can damage your sex life. Look younger- smoking discolours skin and hair and increases wrinkles. Smokers look older than they are. Smell better…

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Fun at your practice with the SpaDental Group

17th October 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

SpaDental always encourages you to bring your children along with you to the dentist, even if they don’t need to be treated. It can be fun! Fun in the clinic Getting small children used to visiting the dentist is a good idea. Children can be put off even by the noise and the smell of the…

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Stoptober- October is the month to STOP SMOKING

1st October 2017 | Heather Cresswell

Thinking of quitting? There’s never a ‘good time’ to stop smoking if you’re a smoker. So now is as good a time as any to give it up. If you want to stop smoking there’s a lot of support out there to help you on your way. Stoptober is the month to do it! Smoking…

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Back to school – what an impact!

9th September 2017 | Vanessa Giraud

Have you been busy getting your kids ready to go back to school? Going out shopping to get new pieces of uniform, buying bags, notebooks and algebra sets? Could you have forgotten an essential? Your kid’s new sports mouth guard. It’s true that most school shops sell mouth guards to wear during fast paced sports…

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Coming soon a fresh new look to our website

1st March 2017 | Nicky Phillips

Watch out for the launch of the new SpaDental website! We have taken on board your comments, and are working hard on a brand new easier to use website, designed especially for our patients, whether you are using your phone, tablet or computer. Our preparations started early in the New year, and are now increasing, with new…

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How much is too much? Salt

15th January 2017 | SpaDental Administrator

Over half our kids are eating more salt that they should. Many everyday foods are not obviously salty, but they can contain high amounts of ‘hidden salt’. While we may add salt to our food during cooking or just before we eat it, about 75% of the salt we eat is already added to the food…

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Unique Associate Position North Shropshire

15th December 2016 | Nicky Phillips

The opportunity has arisen for an Associate Dentist to join one of our North Shropshire practices.  We are offering a well-established, stable patient book, with a mix of Private, Plan and NHS patients. We are a busy and growing practice, so there is plenty of potential to expand the book and hours available.   We would also consider…

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Be Mouthaware: Mouth Cancer Risk Factors

27th November 2016 | SpaDental Administrator

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New government alcohol guidelines for Men and Women

6th November 2016 | SpaDental Administrator

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Are you mouthaware?

30th November 2015 | Nicky Phillips

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Testimonials

Here to support service veterans - SpaDental Plymouth

"This was my first dental appointment since leaving the Armed Forces 2 years ago, and having left it far too long I eventually thought I ought to try to get myself an NHS dentist. Recognizing the unique challenges that veterans face when they leave the military, Spa Dental's veterans policy enabled me to get an initial appointment and receive treatment as an NHS patient - exactly what I'd hoped for. The professionalism and friendliness of…

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"Absolutely delighted" with veneers - SpaDental Whitchurch, Shropshire

A glowing testimonial for Dental Surgeon - veneers SpaDental Whitchurch Shropshire. Veneers SpaDental Whitchurch Shropshire "Excellent treatment! Absolutely delighted! Dr Jindal replaced two veneers for me, providing throughout brilliant treatment. He advised me of the options for the veneers and I opted for the better quality ones. The whole process was methodical and precise, keeping me informed step by step during the whole procedure. Great attention to detail was given to myself and the implants…

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High praise for Lucy Smith and Maria Shrigley, Plymouth.

Dental Surgeon and her assistant are helping anxious patients to manage dental visits more easily. High praise for the team! We know that it can be hard for people to come in to see the dentist. Here's one message: "I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your care at my recent dental visit. Lucy, I know because of your care and attention to my needs I feel so much better attending an…

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A great dental service to Plymouth patients.

We really appreciate all the reviews we're getting from patients who visit SpaDental Plymouth. Your feedback helps us feel confident we give good advice and offer a great dental service to Plymouth patients. Thank you! Here are some recent reviews: These two reviews highlight the importance of regular examination of the soft tissues in the mouth. "I feel... grateful to [my dentist] for referring me to Derriford hospital for a lump to be removed from…

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Approval ratings are high for Ledbury! Thank you for your reviews.

At SpaDental Ledbury we're enjoying reading your reviews! In April, we asked you to share your experiences with us. We've been emailing our patients to ask you to fill in on-line forms so that we know how your appointments went. It's been heart-warming to read the kind things that you've said about us in your reviews. Thank you! Here are a few of the comments that we've received: "Very professional. Always polite and helpful. Easy…

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More Plymouth patient appreciation for SpaDental - thank you!

Since we piloted the online feedback form for Plymouth patient appreciation or dissatisfaction with our practice, we've had over 300 responses. Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your views. Our review rating of 4.7 stars (out of 5) highlights Plymouth patient appreciation for the work we do. We're smiling with pride, and happy that you're happy! Here are two recent reviews: "Fantastic experience - I was on the NHS waiting list for over…

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High praise for the Plymouth team

Earlier this week, one of our patients sent this lovely message to the Plymouth team. We really appreciate your praise! "I have been a patient at the Hyde Practice [SpaDental Plymouth] for some 46 years, so have seen many changes of staff etc. I have today, been compelled to email you as a result of my latest visit. Far too many people are quick to complain hence this email. I suffer a bit from arthritis. At…

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Nervous patients in Plymouth reassured

Our dental surgeon is expanding her list, so nervous patients in Plymouth can feel confident they will receive sympathetic, effective treatment. One of Lucy's patients had this to say: "I am extremely nervous/phobic when visiting a dentist. This was my first visit to SpaDental - I can honestly say I couldn't have been looked after better! From the receptionist to the nurse, to the dentist (Lucy) and the hygienist, everyone was so kind, gentle and…

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My Invisalign journey - a patient experience.

SpaDental patient, Laura tells us about her Invisalign journey and how it's going: Laura's Invisalign journey is easier than she'd expected! "I've always been paranoid about my front teeth. Whenever I went to smile I had my hands over my mouth, and I never felt confident in photos. I didn't think I could do anything with them. And I was over the moon when my dentist suggested it." Laura began her Invisalign journey with SpaDental…

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"Invisalign helped my confidence," our smiling patient says!

We'd like to share with you a really positive testimonial from one of our SpaDental Whitchurch patients. He recently finished his Invisalign treatment and feels confident with his new smile. 'When I was young I had metal braces and I didn’t want to have them again when most people my age don't. I'd heard Invisalign treatment was convenient and wouldn't affect the way I looked at all, so it sounded a good choice.  I work…

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